Pemex fuel tanker still ablaze off Veracruz

Sep 26, 2016

Pemex fuel tanker still ablaze off Veracruz

A fuel tanker continued to burn off the Gulf coast of Mexico on Sunday, a day after it erupted in flames. Firefighting boats were battling the blaze aboard the Burgos, which is owned by state oil company Petroleos Mexicanos, or Pemex. A large plume ...

Sep 23, 2016

Python hatchlings turn up for first time in Florida Keys

Burmese pythons that have decimated mammal populations in the Everglades are reproducing now in the Florida Keys, state wildlife officials said Thursday. Two hatchlings roughly 18 inches long were found in Key Largo in early August, and a third hatchling was found Aug. 23 ...

Highlights of the Paris Agreement on climate change

Sep 22, 2016

Highlights of the Paris Agreement on climate change

Thirty-one countries on Wednesday ratified a climate rescue pact concluded in Paris last December, bringing the hard-fought international treaty a step closer to taking legal effect. These are the key points in the Paris Agreement, which needs the official sanction of countries emitting 55 ...

Sep 22, 2016

Hundreds of scientists blast Trump's stance on climate

Nearly 400 global scientists have signed an open letter slamming Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump for vowing to withdraw from the Paris climate accord, warning of dire consequences for the environment if he is elected. “A ‘Parexit’ would send a clear signal to the ...